Liberia

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12th Apr, 2016Justice Minister resigns

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received and accepted the resignation of her Minister of Justice Cllr. Benedict Sannoh. The formal announcement on the Executive Mansion website is as follows: “President […] more ->

8th Jan, 2016President appoints new Foreign and Internal Affairs Ministers

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has carried out a minor reshuffle of her Cabinet. She has appointed new Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Internal Affairs, Youth & Sports and Information, Culture […] more ->

6th Oct, 2015ForMin stands down

Liberia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, has tendered his resignation. Liberia has a law that states that any appointed official (as opposed to elected official) wishing to stand […] more ->

9th Apr, 2015President appoints new Health and Education Ministers

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has named two new Cabinet ministers in a wide-ranging series of changes to her government and public service. The President named Dr. Bernice Dahn as the […] more ->

29th Dec, 2014Senate results show ten of twelve incumbents ousted

Results of the 20th December Senate election, in which half of the 30 Senate seats were up for election, have been announced. The results were bad news for President Ellen […] more ->

20th Dec, 2014Senate elections finally go ahead

Liberia is to hold Senate elections today after postponing the vote twice in recent months. The vote comes despite the Ebola crisis which is still affecting the country. There are […] more ->

17th Nov, 2014President replaces Ministers including Health and Public Works

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf carried out a Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing her Health, Education and Publics Works Ministers. The move was made by the President as the country enters […] more ->

8th Oct, 2014Justice Minister resigns

Christiana Tah, Liberia’s Minister of Justice has resigned her portfolio after she was prevented from investigating the country’s National Security Agency after accusations of fraud. The Minister was stopped from […] more ->

7th Aug, 2014President declares State of Emergency

Following the continuing battle to control the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, President Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia has declared a state of emergency. The President said in a statement that […] more ->

13th Jan, 2014Justice Minister suspended by Court

Minister of Justice, Christiana Tah, has been suspended by the Supreme Court in Liberia from practising law for six months. Ordinarily this would not matter, but in the case of […] more ->